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An exploration of mathematical literacy teachers' perceptions of, and performance in mathematical literacy tasks based on algebra.
Mathematical Literacy (ML) has only recently been introduced to learners, and research in South Africa concerning learners’ conceptual understanding in ML is not widely available. However an important predictor of learners’ ...
An exploration of the interface between schools and industry in respect of the development of skills, knowledge, attitudes and values (SKAV) in the context of biotechnology.
This study traces how the National Curriculum Statement-Further Education and Training (NCS-FET) Life Sciences Policy is constructed and translated as it circulates across the Department of Education (DoE), schools and ...
An investigation of grade 11 learners' understanding of the cosine function with Sketchpad.
This study investigated how Grade 11 learners from a school in KwaNdengezi, near Pinetown, in Durban, understood the cosine function with software known as The Geometer’s Sketchpad. This was done on the basis of what ...
Learning strategies of successful high school science students.
The purpose of this study was to explore the learning strategies that are used by successful science students. In addressing this purpose, a mixed methods approach was adopted in which both quantitative and qualitative ...
From learner algebraic misconceptions to reflective educator : three cycles of an action research project.
This was a qualitative study carried out with one grade 8 multicultural, multiethnic, mathematics class. This research study began with the idea of finding out whether the learners home language (especially Zulu Xhosa) ...
Teachers' interpretation and implementation of the policy on indigenous knowledge in the science national curriculum statement.
In the new National Curriculum Statement in South Africa, there has been a strong drive towards recognizing and affirming the critical role of indigenous knowledge (IK), especially with respect to science and technology ...